A New Jersey native, Eugene Salandra studied film and television at New York University, and drawing at the Art Students' League of New York. Excepting a brief monastic sojourn, his life has been occupied with practicing the art of animation. Mentors John Canemaker and the late Tissa David were among his influences. Favorite things include drawing, watercolor, tea and herbalism, yoga, meditation, music, theatre, puppetry, crochet, nature strolls, and vegetarian cooking.

(graphite and watercolor on paper, 2014)

John Tucker--quick costume sketch
(crayon on paper, 2014)

San Francisco Sketchbook
(felt tip pen and watercolor on paper, 2014)

(watercolor on paper, 2014)

Sofia the First, Enchanted Science Fair song sequence storyboard

This storyboard for Sofia the First was done under the direction of Jamie Mitchell.  The song "Friendship is the Formula" was written by the great John Kavanaugh, and performed by the gifted Ariel Winter and ensemble.
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